While 'good drones' have been valuable in this pandemic, using drones to embed new systems of surveillance could be a dangerous and slippery slope.
The drone probably used to kill Iranian general Qassem Soleimani doesn't take away all risks and responsibilities from military personnel.
Drones could help United Nations peacekeepers save civilians' lives – but there are obstacles.
Drones are now an integral part of defence force capability, from intelligence gathering to unmanned theatre engagement. But what happens if our own technology is turned against us?
Tremendous technology is on a collision course with reality.